Around The World


January 31, 2017 by Alan Cortez

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed,...


November 15, 2016 by Kacie Clearwater

It hasn’t been very long since the announcement of Donald Trump’s win at the Election and Anti-Trump protests are happening around America. In one protest,...


November 1, 2016 by Ariel Payne

Friday, November 4: Doctor Strange- 115 minutes, PG-13, Action/ Adventure/ Fantasy Hacksaw Ridge- 2h 11min, R rated, Biography/ Drama/ Romance Trolls- 1h 32min, PG, Animation/...


November 1, 2016 by Tia Asti

Is traveling your thing? Well it’s definitely Mr. Griffis’. On behalf of EF (Education First) Nathan Griffis was sent to Berlin, Germany for three days...


September 27, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

Since August, there have been reports across several states of men dressed as clowns lurking in public areas and trying to lure children into the...


September 27, 2016 by Rachel Hayes

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer died on September 25, 2016 at the age of 87. Palmer contributed so much to the sport of golf and all...


September 26, 2016 by Kacie Clearwater

NASA confirmed that they did not change your Zodiac sign at 9:40 PM – 21 Sept 2016 in a Twitter post that they posted. In...


September 23, 2016 by Daeshanelle Thomas

On September 20, there was released footage of Terence Crutcher, 40 years old, who was shot and killed in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the side of...


September 20, 2016 by Kacie Clearwater

September 19, 2016 two bombs went off in the upper East Coast. Bombings in New York City and Seaside Park, New Jersey are suspected to be in...


September 19, 2016 by Ariel Payne

Friday, October 7, 2016 The Girl on the Train- Rated R, Thriller/ Mystery Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life- PG, Comedy The Birth...


September 12, 2016 by Rachel Hayes

September 11, 2001 is a day in American history that nobody will forget. As many people know, two airplanes were hijacked and purposefully crashed into...


August 30, 2016 by Kacie Clearwater

Jerome Silberman (known professionally as Gene Wilder), married to Karen Boyer, was an American stage and screen comic actor, screenwriter, film director, and author, best...


August 29, 2016 by Madison Lazenby

Around 3:30 AM UTC (about 9:30 PM EST) on August 23, central Italy was shaken by a 6.2 magnitude earthquake. For perspective, the earthquake that...


April 22, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

Prince Rogers Nelson June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016


April 15, 2016 by Ariel Payne

On July 4,1981, Will Smith was born in Queens, New York. A defensive end for the Saints was murdered on April 9, 2016. He was 34...


April 1, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

Autism is a generic term for many disorders that affect the brain. The effects of autism varies from person to person: for some it affects...


March 24, 2016 by Ariel Payne

Jerry Seinfeld is a comedian who failed before having much success. When he was young and went to his first show, he froze on stage...


March 23, 2016 by Ariel Payne

Blake Lively was born on August 25, 1987 in Los Angeles, California. Lively is a film and television actor. Her mother is a talent scout...


February 29, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

“Even the greatest was once a beginner. Don’t be afraid to take the first step.” This famous saying came from the great African American Boxer...


February 26, 2016 by Ariel Payne

Harper Lee was born April 28, 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She was the youngest of four children. Harper’s dad worked as a lawyer and owned...


February 26, 2016 by Sabrina Castillo

Satchel Paige was the oldest legendary pitcher in Major League Baseball. He was born on July 7, 1906 in Mobile, Alabama.  He began in the...


February 25, 2016 by Anica Moran

Paul Robeson was born on April 19, 1898, in Princeton, New Jersey. He was an athlete, civil rights activist, actor, football player, singer, and lawyer....


February 24, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

Hours after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Senate Republicans were vowing to block any nominee President Obama appoints to the Supreme Court....


February 24, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

Uncle Tom’s Cabin was an anti-slavery book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe. This book helped fuel the abolitionist cause and made other countries such as...


February 23, 2016 by Emily Keller

Shirley Chisholm became the very first African American to be elected into Congress. She began her career as a teacher and she served as director...


February 23, 2016 by Ariel Payne

Jack Johnson was born in Galveston, Texas on March 31, 1878. In 1908, Johnson became the first African-American to win the world heavyweight crown. He...


February 22, 2016 by campbelc@frederick.k12.va.us

Sarah Rector, born on March 3, 1902, became a well known millionaire at just 12 years old in 1914, shortly after being freed from slavery in...


February 22, 2016 by Emily Keller

The singer who collaborated with Prince and was front for the group called Vanity 6 died at a hospital on Monday, February 15 in Fremont,...


February 22, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

What do these eight things have in common? Hair growing lotion Automatic elevator doors  Peanut Butter Early version of the gas mask Improved pacemaker Super...


February 19, 2016 by Gwen Zirkle

At the 31st Grammy Awards in 1939 DJ Jazzy Jeff won the Grammy for Best Rap Performance with their song, “Parent’s Just Don’t Understand.” This...


February 18, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

The Black Panther Party or the BPP was a revolutionary black nationalist and socialist organization that opened in 1966 and ran until 1982. This organization...


February 17, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

Black History Month is a month dedicated to the figureheads and memorable moments that impacted the history of blacks and shaped the United States and...


February 16, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

Mae Jemison was born on October 17, 1956, in Decatur, Alabama. As the youngest child of three to parents, Charlie and Dorothy Jemison, she had big...


February 12, 2016 by Ariel Payne

Cathay Williams was born November 15, 1886. She became the first and only black female Buffalo Soldier to enlist and serve in the United States Army....


February 12, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

The Clinton 12 all started with the Brown vs. the Board of Education, when the government forced twelve black teenage students go to a desegregated public...


February 10, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

Clinton’s once arch-rival from 2008, President Barack Obama has gone on to become one of her closest colleagues to embrace her 2016 campaign, and she...


February 4, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

The biggest squabble of the night was definitely between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. What seemed like months of warm embrace between the two self...


February 2, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

The Groundhog Club met early in the morning at Punxsutawney Phil’s tree-trunk cage today to interpret his forecast of the weather. Analyzing Phil’s behavior, the Groundhog...


January 20, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

Alan Rickman, the well-known British actor most famous for his role as Professor Severus Snape in the “Harry Potter” films, died Thursday, January 16, after...


January 12, 2016 by Eliza Grigsby

While many easterners were eating dinner on Saturday, a tornado touched down and tore through southeastern Florida. Although the storm only lasted seven minutes, the tornado caused...


January 11, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

In 2016, there are many fantastic trends coming soon. One the of the trends are open diners so patrons can see how the chef is...


January 11, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

We are expecting colder than average weather in Texas and the Gulf states which are usually warm and the perfect place to avoid the snow...


January 6, 2016 by Anica Moran


December 9, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

On Wednesday, December 2, California authorities responded to a mass shooting outside of a party located in San Bernardino. Reports indicated that a man and...


November 27, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

With Thanksgiving and the ever so popular shopping sprees of Black Friday and Cyber Monday that occurs on the last two weeks of November each...


November 17, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

As of November 17, 2015, here is the current information released to the public regarding the terror attacks on Paris, France. Following the deadly attacks...


November 14, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

Tragedy struck France on Friday night as a total of six coordinated and deadly terrorist attacks were unleashed onto the city of Paris, leaving over...


November 2, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a traditional Mexican celebration that has been kept around for generations. It starts on October...


October 26, 2015 by Anica Moran

California might let inmates with violent backgrounds help fight wildfires. California has the oldest inmate firefighting unit with about 3,800 members this year, which is...


October 15, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

After a 13 day winning streak on the popular game show Jeopardy!, contestant and fan favorite Matthew Jackson was finally defeated last night in a...


October 8, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

Burger King’s new Halloween Whopper is already turning heads with the unique color choice of the bun. Things took an interesting turn when reports came...

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